Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Top seeds to meet for I-Meck volleyball title

Hough and Lake Norman, the No. 1 and 2 teams in the I-Meck 4A respectively this regular season, will meet again tonight in the conference tournament title match.

The Huskies defeated Hopewell 25-9, 25-7, 25-8 Tuesday night to move onto the championship. The Wildcats defeated Mallard Creek in a tight 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 27-25) in Tuesday's semifinal.

The I-Meck title game is slated to start at 6:30 p.m. at Hough High.

The Huskies have won both of this season's meetings with Lake Norman.

Tennis dual playoffs get under way

The first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association girls' tennis dual team playoffs was played Tuesday night. Only two of the six Lake Norman area teams that reached the postseason - Lake Norman Charter and Lake Norman High - moved on to the second round, which is scheduled to be played Oct. 23.

Here are Tuesday's results (with local teams in bold):

Lake Norman Charter def. Community School of Davidson 5-4

Maiden def. North Lincoln 6-2
Brevard def. Bandys 9-0

R.J. Reynolds def. Hough 5-1
Lake Norman def. Myers Park 6-0

Second-round match-ups:
Lake Norman Charter at Mt. Airy

Lake Norman at Ardrey Kell

Knights win SPC golf title, Smith is Player of the Year

Lake Norman Charter claimed the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A girls' regular season golf title. The Knights' 829 total strokes put them 90 ahead of second-place East Lincoln (919).

The Mustangs' Brittany Smith was SPC Player of the Year, outlasting runner-up Maegan Ports from Lake Norman Charter with a 198. Ports finished the year with a 203.

North Lincoln finished third as a team with a 935.

Here is the All-SPC 1A/2A girls' golf team:

Brittany Smith
East Lincoln
Maegan Ports
Lake Norman Charter
Alexis Killian
Taylor Shellman
Highland Tech
Kaelyn Pack
Lake Norman Charter
Margo Lovelace
North Lincoln
Courtney Brown
Brittany Buckstad
Lake Norman Charter
Kayla Thomas
Lake Norman Charter
Caroline Cole
Highland Tech

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Smith, Dueitt named to Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas

South Iredell's LaChaston Smith and Hough's Blake Dueitt were named to the North Carolina roster for the upcoming Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.

The bowl, which features some of the top senior players in North and South Carolina, will be held at Spartanburg's Wofford College Dec. 15.

Here's the complete North Carolina roster:

Last NameFirst NameHigh School
PhillipsKalifA. L. Brown
JohnsonKeeonA. L. Brown
Rogers Jr.DaneCrest
WigginsSeanDavid W. Butler
BlankenshipColeDavie County
LewisGarryDouglas Byrd Senior
BlairChrisEast Forsyth
ClayAaronEastern Alamance
ThorbTimGarner Magnet
RoanePatrickGray’s Creek
WalkerBrianMallard Creek
MatauChristianNew Bern
LoganT.J.Northern Guilford
MannDequaivsNorthern Nash
WoganMattPorter Ridge
CovingtonDevanteRichmond Senior
CrowderTyroneRichmond Senior
JonesNazairRoanoke Rapids
SmithLachaston South Iredell
StarnesJordanSouth Stanly
GilmoreGregSouth View
DeleonJeffT. C. Roberson
SuberNoahT. C. Roberson
GouldRyanWest Forsyth
DueittBlakeWilliam A. Hough
DonaldsonKirkZebulon Vance
BrayntLarenzZebulon Vance

Eagles named all-conference

Several SouthLake Christian soccer and volleyball players were named to the All-Metrolina Athletic Conference teams. Christian MacArthur, Rhem Stubbs and Ty Stubbs were named to the all-conference soccer team, while Katie McGuire was honored in volleyball.

Here are the complete All-MAC teams:

Boys' soccer

Caleb Allen – Covenant Day School
Aaron Armstrong – Gaston Christian School
Cameron Church – Covenant Day School
Josh Denton – First Assembly Christian School
Michael Djali – First Assembly Christian School
Zach Dunn – Northside Christian Academy
Yohei Kawabata – Northside Christian Academy
Jonathan Love – Hickory Grove Christian School
Christian MacArthur – SouthLake Christian Academy
Joey Magnani – Gaston Christian School
Clarence Massalay – First Assembly Christian School
Matthew McKnight – Covenant Day School
Justin Melton – Gaston Christian School
Alex Pardue – Hickory Grove Christian School
Dylan Ritch – Hickory Grove Christian School
Mark Steele – Covenant Day School
Michael Stewart – Covenant Day School
Rhem Stubbs – SouthLake Christian Academy
Ty Stubbs – SouthLake Christian Academy

Hannah Billiard – Covenant Day School
Sumerlyn Carruthers – Westminster Catawba Christian School
Megan Embry – Covenant Day School
Kathryn Eudy – First Assembly Christian School
Christina Goforth – Covenant Day School
Hannah Griffin – Hickory Grove Christian School
Meghan Haigler – Metrolina Christian Academy
Katie McGuire – SouthLake Christian Academy
Hunter Moxley – Westminster Catawba Christian School
Shelly Nassar – Covenant Day School
Emily Oliver – Westminster Catawba Christian School
Anna Parson – Hickory Grove Christian School
Chezney Templeton – Hickory Grove Christian School
Caroline Zwick – First Assembly Christian School

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